The Thing (1982)

Directed by John Carpenter Story by John W. Campbell Jr. (Screenplay: Bill Lancaster) Tagline: “Man is The Warmest Place to Hide” Run Time: 109 min “We’re not getting out of here alive…but neither is that thing…“- MacReady I remember when "The Thing" first came out in the theaters. (Yes, I’m that old.) My father had [...]

Track of the Moon Beast (1976)

Directed by Richard Ashe Written by Bill Finger and Charles Sinclaire Tagline: The rising moon creates a monster Run Time: 90 min “There is an answer…and I think I know what it is…and it makes me sick to think about it!”- Johnny Longbow Are you tired of run-of-the-mill werewolf movies? Bored with the usual ‘werewolf [...]

The She-Creature (1956)

Directed by Edward L. Cahn Written by Lou Rusoff Tagline: “Hypnotized! Reincarnated as a monster from hell!” Run Time: 77 min “A creature out of time…the first life form of someone living today…over a million years old!”- Detective Sergeant We open by seeing the mysterious Dr. Carlo Lombardi (Chester Morris), circus hypnotist and all around [...]

Horrors of Spider Island (1960)

Written and Directed by Fritz Bottger Tagline: "Shock upon shock! Terror upon terror!" Run Time: 77 min Other Titles: "Ein Toter hing im Netz" “The boys will be surprised when they see how we’ve dressed ourselved up in our island costumes! They promised us real whiskey!”- Hot babe rejoicing at her rescue This horrid German [...]

Blackenstein (1973)

Directed by William Levey Written by Frank R. Saletri Run Time: 87 min “The DNA formula just isn’t taking hold…We must work on a locking feature.”- Dr. Stein Reviewing Blackenstein gave me the opportunity to take a long overdue side-trip into the world of "Blaxploitation" cinema; a genre which I always find entertaining and on [...]